Franklin

Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1778.

Author/Creator:
Franklin, William, 1731-1813.
Publication:
1778.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (1 leaf).
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Subjects:
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Biography/History:
William Franklin was the son of Benjamin Franklin. He was the last Royal Governor of New Jersey (1763-1776) and was put in prison for his Loyalist sentiments.
Summary:
Letter dated 1 December 1778 from William Franklin to a Col Skene, written shortly after his release from a Connecticut prison at the end of October 1778. He discusses some mutual acquaintances.